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Unformatted text preview: IV. Social research terms: • quantitative vs. qualitative • variables (empirical; dependent and independent) • operationalization (from concepts to variables) • cross-sectional study • longitudinal study • exploratory research • historical study • survey • sample • random sample • experimental and control groups • research instrument (questionnaire, interview schedule) • database/dataset • field research (ethnography) • participant observation • informants (not informers) V. Research and Theoretical • Perspectives • Symbolic Interaction • Functionalism • Conflict Theory • Conflict vs. Order Perspective VI. Critics of Science • Postmodern perspective • Paul Feyeraband--Against Method and Farewell to Reason...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10